UPDATE: Police said July 12 that Tyzhaniea Covington had been safely found.


TRENTON — Police continue their search for a 19-year-old woman with autism who was last seen on Wednesday.

Tyzhaniea Covington was last seen around 4:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Centre Street in the city's South Trenton section.

Covington is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing about 140 pounds with brown eyes, black hair and a medium-brown complexion. She was last seen wearing a peach-colored spaghetti top and blue shorts with her hair in three braids.

Police asked anyone with information about Covington’s whereabouts to call them at 609-989-4000.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ

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